Total member revenue at the end of Q1 2015 shows a 13% increase on the same period last year. All categories of firm indicate a year on year Q1 rise. Sector revenue in March 2015 rose 13% month on month. The month on month rise in March 2015 was also evident across all categories of firm.
The updated 2014 Index confirms that Quarter 3 accounted for the highest percentage of members’ revenue in 2014. September and October were the highest grossing months last year.
Quarter 3 2014 was consistently the highest grossing period for members – particularly for branches with less than 10 employees.
The Index presentation of overall monthly revenues confirms that September and October were the months where revenue most exceeded the 2014 monthly average. December, January and February were the weakest months in 2014 for revenue.
This increase in data confirms trends published in the previous edition of The Hardware Journal and shows a continuation of revenue increase on 2014.